This ethereal, rhythmic long-form composition by mayfairgrin includes processed voice and guitar by a guest artist. "mayfairgrin has existed in various forms for the past 10 years. a mainstay to the underground, the project has released numerous albums. many of which are freely available on-line through popular netlabels. the project is primarily andrew latham; whom writes, records, programs, executes, and performs most of what's heard on each of mayfairgrin's compositions. the music is... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: ambient, ethereal, electronica, acoustic, dreampop, mayfairgrin
Mayfairgrin's "Excursions on a Hovercraft" blends IDM-influenced electronica with elements of ambient and some very interesting samples. This was previously released by Mannequin Oddio. Excursions on a Hovercraft mayfairgrin - arrangement, programming, sampling, instrumentation, waveform manipulations ------- Amy Jording - Additional Programming, Cover Layout Stayce Bedford - vocals on "signaldrift" 01 american tabla 02 grafted 03 signaldrift 04 mozaic 05 grafted (drum... Topics: ambient, IDM, mayfairgrin, samples
mayfairgrin's "This Delicate Confusion" is a well-crafted collection of dark, rhythmic electronica. "Originally 'This Delicate Confusion' was scheduled to be released on CD in late '06, but -unfortunately- was overshadowed by the completion and release of 'Memoirs From The Deep End' (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/mayfairgrin1). TDC represents a stylistic metamorphasis from the industrial-inspired electronica compositions found on 'Excursions On A Hovercraft' to the darker, more... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: ambient, electronica, experimental, soundscape, drone, downtempo, IDM, mayfairgrin
"we have walked behind skies and danced about architecture" is a 47-minute expansion of a track from the mayfairgrin album Azulene. A richly detailed work which takes the listener on a tour of myriad architectures of sound. A tour of many changes and wonders, it captivates the listener's rapt attention through its entire length. Tempos, textures and energies segue into something ever new before our delighted ears, and we soon find ourselves walking behind skies and dancing to... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Electronic, Noise, Post-Rock, Ambient, Shoegazer
mayfairgrin is one of the projects of Andrew Latham, who has had previous releases on Webbed Hand and his own Kulture Shift Media. We were offered the opportunity of releasing a mayfairgrin album, and are proud to present it to you now. mayfaigrin creates a celestial sort of ambient sound, reflective and moody, and somewhat meditative on a more complex level. "Back Yard Black Birds" consists of two long drone pieces, which shimmer and and shift slowly throughout their duration. It's...
mayfairgrin's "empyrean" begins as serene ambient and adds beats and other musical details over the course of the album. "'empyrean' fuses and explores elements of piano, 80's new-wave, classical, shoegaze, film score, and IDM. recommended for any one that appreciates progressive ethereal/ambient works from artists like Moby, The Revolutionary Army Of The Infant Jesus, Slowdive, Mortal, Brian Eno, Massive Attack, and Tangerine Dream." -- A. Latham Credits: andrew latham -... Topics: ambient, soundscape, drone, downtempo, IDM, mayfairgrin
The mayfairgrin project is here approaching another facet of what the artist explored with ghostheory's Shekinah (wh124). The concept of this album, as explained by the artist: "The record is mainly a very spiritual exercise. Like my journey from being spiritually comatose to resuscitation. ... That played a large part of this record and and the ghostheory record as well. I think they are cut from the same cloth... but one is suffering in lonely, cold darkness while seeking an intimidating... Topics: ambient, ethereal, shoegaze, sounscape
mayfairgrin's Spider & the Moon is a 31-minute composition which carries the listener on a textural tour through a varied soundscape. The strength of this work is the skillful use of processed acoustic instruments (djembe, bowed guitar, environmental sounds) woven into a richly illustrative tapestry that engages the mind without overstimulating it. Here sounds happen in washes and highlights, like some kind of impressionistic watercolor painting. It is simultaneously dark and uplifing.... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Ambient, Electroacoustic, Microsound, Drones, Soundscape, Electro-organic, Dreamworking, musique...
The title of Pelicagnosis is no empty play on words. These four tracks do venture quite some distance into the realm of gnosis. Here is a blend of ambient sounds with addition of guitar, vocals, and other instruments, resulting in a feast for the ears. A look at the credits for each track will show you that this isn't a weekend warrior laptop production. This thing is big, and there's a depth and devotion being expressed here that merits a deep and devoted listening. mayfairgrin is part of the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Acoustic, Alternative, Ambient, Electroacoustic, Spirituality